Category Archives: Projects

Plant Hope This Spring

Spring is in the air and we are surrounded by regrowth and renewal. Please support us by renewing hope for the community in Bwayi. In Bwayi, a village in Western Kenya, farmworkers are paid 55p per day.Families live in such poverty that sometimes their children have to work too, for 30p per day. Imagine, a whole day’s work and it…
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Kajambo! Learn Luganda

By Valtteri Nurminen, COCO volunteer This is the fourth part of our blog series celebrating the International Year of Indigenous Languages. Here you can read the previous blogs and practice more Luhya, Luo and Maasai. For the previous weeks, the focus was on the languages largely spoken in Kenya. This week we will turn westwards…
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Supa! Era supat? Time to learn Maasai culture and Maa language

By Valtteri Nurminen, COCO volunteer This is the third blog of our blog series introducing various East African local languages, as COCO celebrates the International Year of Indigenous Languages. If you missed the previous blogs or have already forgotten all the Luhya and Luo phrases… Don’t worry, you can go and revise Luhya here and…
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Idhi nade? Get to know the Luo language and culture.

By Valtteri Nurminen, COCO volunteer This is the second blog of our blog series celebrating the International Year of Indigenous Languages. Last week we introduced Luhya language, if you have not had time yet to read that blog, you can do it here. This blog will present the Luo language and culture! Before starting, I…
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